The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 89 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing Billing 36 52 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 2.16% 3.20%
As % of the General category 4.08% 4.90% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 38
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £284 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.84%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
882 1062 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.04% 44.14% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 502 438
Median daily rate £383 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.60 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 10 £438 +52.17% 2
Slough +7 7 £470 +17.50%
Newbury -4 6 £140 -60.00%
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 53 (49.53%) Telecoms
2 42 (39.25%) CRM
3 22 (20.56%) Finance
4 20 (18.69%) SAP
5 19 (17.76%) SLA
6 18 (16.82%) ITIL
7 17 (15.89%) Service Management
8 15 (14.02%) Incident Management
9 14 (13.08%) Project Management
9 14 (13.08%) Front Office
9 14 (13.08%) Ticket Management
10 13 (12.15%) 3G
10 13 (12.15%) TOGAF
11 11 (10.28%) SAP IS-U
11 11 (10.28%) ABAP
11 11 (10.28%) SOA
12 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Integration Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Functional Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Broadband
13 9 (8.41%) Cisco
13 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (7.48%) Migration
14 8 (7.48%) Degree
15 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
15 7 (6.54%) Retail
15 7 (6.54%) High Availability
15 7 (6.54%) Radio Access Network
15 7 (6.54%) Analytics
15 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.80%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.87%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.93%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) 3G
2 9 (8.41%) Broadband
3 7 (6.54%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (5.61%) Firewall
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (4.67%) FWSM
5 5 (4.67%) RTP
6 4 (3.74%) Internet
6 4 (3.74%) LDAP
7 3 (2.80%) 4G
7 3 (2.80%) BGP
7 3 (2.80%) OSPF
7 3 (2.80%) VoIP
7 3 (2.80%) Wireless
8 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.87%) LTE
8 2 (1.87%) Network Security
8 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Big Data
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.87%) Selenium
General
1 53 (49.53%) Telecoms
2 22 (20.56%) Finance
3 14 (13.08%) Front Office
4 7 (6.54%) Retail
5 6 (5.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 2 (1.87%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.95%) Designer
2 15 (14.02%) Incident Manager
2 15 (14.02%) Solutions Designer
3 14 (13.08%) Architect
4 13 (12.15%) Consultant
5 11 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.35%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (9.35%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 8 (7.48%) ICT Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.54%) Telecoms Designer
9 5 (4.67%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) IP Security Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Tester
10 4 (3.74%) Administrator
10 4 (3.74%) Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Designer
10 4 (3.74%) IT Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Web Services
2 5 (4.67%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 3 (2.80%) REST
4 2 (1.87%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) COM
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) PMI
5 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.93%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Unix
2 4 (3.74%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Solaris
4 2 (1.87%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) CRM
2 18 (16.82%) ITIL
3 17 (15.89%) Service Management
4 15 (14.02%) Incident Management
5 14 (13.08%) Project Management
5 14 (13.08%) Ticket Management
6 13 (12.15%) TOGAF
7 11 (10.28%) SOA
8 10 (9.35%) Functional Testing
8 10 (9.35%) Integration Testing
8 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Migration
10 7 (6.54%) Analytics
10 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.54%) ETL
10 7 (6.54%) High Availability
10 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.61%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (4.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.28%) ABAP
2 2 (1.87%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) CCNP
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) CCSA
3 5 (4.67%) CCSE
4 2 (1.87%) CISSP
4 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.67%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) SAP
2 9 (8.41%) Cisco
3 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.61%) Ericsson
4 6 (5.61%) Siebel
5 5 (4.67%) Blue Coat
5 5 (4.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.67%) F5
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle
6 4 (3.74%) EMC
6 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.80%) BT
7 3 (2.80%) NetCracker
7 3 (2.80%) Nokia
7 3 (2.80%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (2.80%) Siemens
7 3 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.80%) ZTE